We'll take you to Kauai to see where the Defense Department is testing the Ballistic Missile Defense Program, formerly known as SDI or STAR WARS. We'll visit one of the world's most powerful supercomputer centers on the island of Maui, and we'll go to the big island to find out why some high tech workers have given up on the mainland, and are now telecommuting from Hawaii. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Military
Just the thought of a possible computer virus is enough to chill any computer user. Meet the people at the front lines in the war against the malicious computer virus. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Security
In our final installment of our three part series on technology and the church, we continue to tell you about how churches, other non-profits or community groups can use computers and the Internet to better run their organizations. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Religion, Music
More and more people are turning to the Internet to help further their education. We'll be bringing you highlights from some of these great online educational websites and meet some of the people involved. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Society: Education
This week we're going to help you preserve your privacy in the wired world. We cover the topic of cookies and we look at ways to browse the Web anonymously. We even look at proper conduct in a chatroom. [Episode #1817, First broadcast: 1/9/2001] Topics: Episode year: 2001, Legal Issues
This week we continue with part two in our series on how religious groups, other non-profits or community groups can use the computer and the Internet to better run their organizations. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Religion, Companies: Oracle
We tell you the tools and the software needed so you can claim your spot on the Internet. From importing pictures to your site to advertising to help pay for your site and tell you all about it. [Episode #1907, First broadcast: 2/27/2001] Topics: Episode year: 2001, Companies: Macromedia, Companies: Adobe
Computer games are not only fun but they, perhaps more than any other application, push the edge of computing power. We take a look at the latest in computer games and dedicated game consoles. [Episode #1905, First broadcast: 10/16/2001] ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Gaming, Companies: Sega
The second part of a three part series on the annual European Technology Roundtable Exhibition held in Prague. ETRE is the premiere annual gathering of high tech executives from around the world. Additional guests in part two include Thom Calandra of CBS MarketWatch, Eric Benhamou of 3Com, and Keith Krach of Ariba. Originally broadcast in 2000. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Companies: IBM, Media
Highlights of the annual European Technology Roundtable Exhibition from Prague. This is the premiere annual gathering of tech industry executives. Featured in this program are Bill Gates of Microsoft, Jocelyn Attal of IBM, Tony Perkins of Red Herring, Michael Rogers of Newsweek Interactive, Carol Bartz of Autodesk, David Kirkpatrick of Fortune, Mark Walsh of VerticalNet, John Thompson of Symantec, David Wetherell of CMGI, Mitchell Kertzman of Liberate, Gil Shwed of Check Point, and Dan Gillmor... Topics: Episode year: 2001, Conferences: ETRE, Media
The big topic of discussion was the future of the economy and lots of optimism comes from the tech industry experts about opportunities for growth now that the economy has hit bottom. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Conferences: Etre, Virus, Jounalism
In part two of our coverage of the European Technology Roundtable and Exhibition in Rome, we start off with the telecom meltdown and why you still can't get low-cost broadband connections to the Internet. Topics: Broadband, Episode year: 2001, Government, Conferences: ETRE, Trademark Issues
We're going to explore some of the tools online to help you find that perfect job. Meet of the people involved and some of these tools that help you (and the people looking for you) make that perfect match. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Companies: Cisco, Companies: Hotjobs.com, Companies: Monster
As you buy faster PCs, you may be keeping your old PC for someone else in the family. But rather than buy a separate modem or printer, you can easily network your home PCs to share these peripherals. We'll look at home network options including devices that let you share your peripherals just by using your existing electrical outlets. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Companies: Apple, Networking
Will the TV and PC ever become one appliance in your living room? The convergence has begun. There are TV tuner cards for your PC, computer appliances that can be used to record television programs, and net surfing boxes for your TV. We'll review the latest products and developments. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Entertainment
We will show you the basics of how to find MP3's on the net, to portable mp3 players and how to burn your own music CDs. Episode #1904, First broadcast: 10/9/2001 Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Music, Companies: Compaq
Wireless technology is rapidly evolving, and is playing an increasing role in the lives of people throughout the world. In addition, ever-larger numbers of people are relying on the technology directly or indirectly. Topics: Episode year: 2002, Episode year: 2001, Wireless: Bluetooth
We get down to the fundamentals of how to buy and install a web cam and the associated software in this episode of Computer Chronicles. Topics: Episode year: 2002, Episode year: 2001, Digital Video: Web cams, Digital Photography, Companies:...
In this week's episode of Computer Chronicles, we show you the features in Windows XP, both Home and Professional, and we'll explore whether it is worth the money to upgrade. Plus we'll show you the latest version of Internet Explorer and the Macintosh OS. Topics: Episode year: 2002, Episode year: 2001, Operating systems: Windows, Operating systems: Macintosh...
A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications... ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...
Our annual round-up of the latest and greatest software, hardware, websites, and gadgets, reviewed by a panel of journalists and analysts. Just in time for holiday buying ideas for your favorite techie... or yourself. Originally broadcast in 1999. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Companies: Handspring, Companies:...